Future of E-Wallets in Malaysia - Tech In Asia KL City Chapters


Hello there!

To close of the last of our chapter events for the year, we’re bringing to you a fintech related topic for our in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Digital wallets have been slow to capture consumer attention in Malaysia, however we're starting to see it's inevitable entrance into mainstream adoption. In 2017, Malaysia welcomed major mobile payment services providers – AliPay and WeChat Pay, each boasting an array of offline and online partnerships. Unsurprisingly, the arrival of these juggernauts has sent shockwaves among the local third-party payment service providers.

The Tech in Asia KL chapter committee has selected representatives from E-wallet service providers to discuss the strategies in anticipation of the competitive onslaught brought by international players as Malaysia progressively moves toward becoming a cashless economy.

To cultivate a better discussion, we have assembled an experienced panel which includes:

Jason Siew, CEO of WeChat Pay Malaysia - Jason is no stranger to the payment systems industry in Malaysia. Since its infancy stage, he has immersed himself in the industry by leading numerous payments company for a decade and counting. He has taken leadership roles within several startups and corporates which include MOL, Friendster and Maxis. Jason’s outstanding portfolio on leadership is exemplified by being the Co-Founder of a payment technology company and is currently leading WeChat Pay’s Malaysia business.

Praveen Rajan, Chief Digital Officer of Digi - Praveen is enthusiastic about democratising technology for all which explains his ongoing fascination for all things digital, having spent more than 15 years in the internet and mobile industries. He joined Digi in 2007 and after having led numerous internet and digital services product teams, he was appointed Chief Digital Officer in 2016. No stranger to the startup scene, he spent his years before Digi co-founding a social networking startup called LifeLogger in 2003, where he served as the Chief Technology Officer.

Ungku Liza, Chief Operating Officer of Axiata Digital – Ungku Liza channelled her passion and relentless dedication for innovation into carving out a start-up operation within the Axiata Group. She cofounded Axiata Digital Services where she was responsible in building up 35 Digital Portfolios for the Group, now with a potential valuation more than 5x returns on these investments. Her experience in making both worlds works between the corporates and start up mentality is one of the key elements which drives the success of Axiata Digital today. She is currently leading the Strategic Partnership and Operations arm of Axiata’s Digital Wallet, Boost.

Event Details:

Date: December 20, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Venue: DOJO KL, Level 1,
6, Amplewest @ Menara 6,
Jalan Puncak, 50250,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


7:00 PM: Arrive, fill your tummy with some refreshments and drinks
7:50 PM: Brief intro about TIA Community & Community Partner (DOJO KL).
8:00 PM: Forum style discussion on The Future of (e)-wallets in Malaysia
8:40 PM: Q&A session with the Panel of Guest Speakers
9:00 PM: Networking session

Limited slots available, so hurry and sign up quick!
Walk-ins are not allowed for this event.

Shout-out to our chapter leads and community partner:

Jack Chan – Cofounder of DOJO KL, a dynamic Coworking Space in Downtown KL
Dewan Ng - Cofounder of DOJO KL, a dynamic Coworking Space in Downtown KL
DOJO KL - DOJO empowers the creative and entrepreneurial community by creating beautiful, unique spaces and providing personalized services to connect members to a powerful network.
Cooked - A team of entrepreneurs, 5-star hotel chefs, tech & logistic experts and foodies aiming to provide you the best quality lunchbox & buffet style meals in Malaysia.

This Meetup is part of Tech in Asia’s City Chapter initiatives around the region, with the aim of giving back to the local startup ecosystem.

  • Venue Address was changed to "Amplewest @ Menara 6, Jalan Puncak, 50250, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.". Orig#303079 2017-12-20 03:22:49
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